Talking with your doctor about weight loss can be difficult. You will need to work together to determine the diet, physical activity and other lifestyle modifications that will help you achieve your goals - and whether a prescription medicine can give your plan a boost.
It is very important to talk to your doctor if you're considering using medication as part of a weight-loss program. This information and materials that you can print out and take to your next doctor visit.
Reductil blocks the nerve cells that release and reabsorb serotonin. This means serotonin levels increase. These act in the brain and enhance feelings of fullness so that you eat less and consequently lose weight.
Use Medication together with a reduced-calorie diet. The weight management effects of Medication continue only as long as you are taking it.
You cannot take Medication if you have problems absorbing food, have gallbladder problems, are pregnant, or breast-feeding a child. People with certain kidney problems may not be able to take Medication.
Before you decide to pursue a weight-loss program, you should understand the causes and health risks associated with being overweight. Here is some important information that may help motivate you to tackle this complex and serious health condition.
Many people find it difficult to eat a low-calorie diet with so much high-calorie, high-fat food available -- just think of those enormous serving sizes of fast food and junk food. The consumption of excess fatty food and calories plays a significant role in the development of excess weight.
While fat is an important component of a balanced diet, excess dietary fat contributes to excess body weight since fat provides twice the number of calories per gram of weight
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